The motivation came in a social media feed post. It was an article on getting back into running after a long hiatus. (I’d link to it, but I can’t find it.)
I’d stopped running in March when I overdid it and hurt my ankle getting back into running after a couple of months off. It’s time to get going again. I will need the fitness to conquer my biking goal this year (Cycle Greater Yellowstone).
The article suggested, among other things, taking it reeeeal sloooow with a run-walk start and ramping up the proportion of run to walk over time.
Yesterday, I did a little over 3 miles of run-walk. (Does that count on my yearly running total if I only ran part of it?)
I did not bring my phone because I did not want to get discouraged by the slow time I’d register on my running app.
I just ran. And then walked. And ran. And walked.
Today, my quads are surprisingly sore.
But the ankle is fine! (And knee! And hip!)
I just need to keep at it – pole-pole!
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